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The Resource Getting saved in America : Taiwanese immigration and religious experience, Carolyn Chen

Getting saved in America : Taiwanese immigration and religious experience, Carolyn Chen

Label
Getting saved in America : Taiwanese immigration and religious experience
Title
Getting saved in America
Title remainder
Taiwanese immigration and religious experience
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Chen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What does becoming American have to do with becoming religious? Many immigrants become more religious after coming to the United States. Taiwanese are no different. Like many Asian immigrants to the United States, Taiwanese frequently convert to Christianity after immigrating. But Americanization is more than simply a process of Christianization. Most Taiwanese American Buddhists also say they converted only after arriving in the United States even though Buddhism is a part of Taiwan's dominant religion. By examining the experiences of Christian and Buddhist Taiwanese Americans, Getting Saved
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chen, Carolyn
Dewey number
200.89/51073 22
Index
index present
LC call number
BR563.C45
LC item number
C44 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
BR563.C45
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taiwanese Americans
  • Conversion
  • Christianity
  • Buddhism
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Conversion
Label
Getting saved in America : Taiwanese immigration and religious experience, Carolyn Chen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming religious by becoming American -- From beautiful island to beautiful country : Taiwanese immigration and religion in Southern California -- Becoming Christian : breaking traditions and making traditions -- Becoming Buddhist : from embedded religion to explicit religion -- Becoming American men and women : otherworldly narratives and this-worldly selves -- Cultivating American saints : religious disciplines of the self -- Becoming Americans : from migrants to pilgrims
Control code
432996506
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824175
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215741
  • 22573/ctts0v6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432996506
Label
Getting saved in America : Taiwanese immigration and religious experience, Carolyn Chen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming religious by becoming American -- From beautiful island to beautiful country : Taiwanese immigration and religion in Southern California -- Becoming Christian : breaking traditions and making traditions -- Becoming Buddhist : from embedded religion to explicit religion -- Becoming American men and women : otherworldly narratives and this-worldly selves -- Cultivating American saints : religious disciplines of the self -- Becoming Americans : from migrants to pilgrims
Control code
432996506
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824175
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215741
  • 22573/ctts0v6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432996506

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